Dr. Muriel Clauson earned her Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology at the University of Georgia and conducted research at Emory University's Goizueta School of Business and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. She is also the CEO and co-founder of Anthill, a company that seeks to support the deskless workforce through its secure two-way text portal. The company is the recent SXSW winner in the Future of Work category and is focused on providing the nearly 3 billion workers in deskless roles – such as manufacturing, supply chain, trucking, hospitality, and retail – the opportunity to connect and grow through anonymous and secure communication with their employers. Anthill ensures that these skilled, on-the-go workers who are interacting directly with customers feel safe, valued, and supported. Muriel has been an active researcher and advisor on the future of work and artificial intelligence. She has authored scientific publications, was a scientific advisor for several governments and organizations around the world, and is an advisory board member for Humans for AI. Previously, Muriel advised former ambassadors, prime ministers, and presidents across four continents on their future of work policy through her work with the InterAction Council. She is a speaker with emerging technology think-tank Singularity University and speaks on technological change and the future of work globally with organizations such as the World Bank, China’s SAI Task Force for Innovation, the Milken Institute, United States Embassies, the Aspen Institute, the Young Presidents Organization, Palo Alto Networks, Silicon Valley Bank, and more.